Yunnan's ancient Manting Park, an immersive experience of Dai folk culture, is more fun at night than during the day

time:2023-02-09 04:47:37 source:kilakilavilla.com author:Snow and ice
Yunnan's ancient Manting Park, an immersive experience of Dai folk culture, is more fun at night than during the day

In the southwestern border of China, there are a group of enthusiastic ethnic minorities. The colorful ethnic costumes and the unrestrained ethnic dances make our eyes shine. They are the Dai people who can sing, dance and have a cheerful personality. in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, my country. The trip to Xishuangbanna is full of surprises, the tall trees and tropical plants full of tropical rainforest style, let us travel to Southeast Asia in minutes. When we traveled to Xishuangbanna, Manting Park was our first stop. This park with an ancient history of 1,300 years was once the imperial garden of the King of Dai. It is located in the southeast of Jinghong City, two kilometers away from the urban area. The charming tropical style, as well as the splendid dances and performances of the Dai people, let us experience the colorful folk culture of the Dai people in an immersive way. Manting Park is a place with legendary stories, and the experience is completely different during the day and night. During the day, when we enter through the main entrance, we can see a group of tall sculptures. In front of the whirling tropical coconut trees, a This is a picture of the Water Splashing Festival. Our beloved Prime Minister is wearing a Dai costume, holding a water bowl in his left hand and an olive branch in his right. On the left side of the bronze statue, there are two tall linden trees. These are two linden trees planted by the princess of the Kingdom of Thailand to symbolize the friendship between China and Thailand. Manting Park has a quiet environment and is full of tropical style. As the imperial garden of the Dai King, Manting Park has a legendary origin. It is said that when the Dai Princess came to the park, the beautiful scenery of the park attracted the princess' soul, so it was named Chunhuan Park, which means "the soul of the soul". Garden", this kind of legend sounds full of beauty. In fact, when we walk in the park, we can also feel the tranquility of the park environment everywhere. Many travel enthusiasts will make a special trip to the park wearing Dai costumes to take pictures and punch cards. Manting Park is a village-style park with pavilions and pavilions, flowers and birds singing, which makes people feel like a kind of enjoyment. The landmark building in the park has a white pagoda called Manfeilong White Pagoda. It was built in the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynasty. The base is in lotus makeup and the tower is white. Many tourists will check in here. Manting Park and Zongfo Temple are next to each other. From the south side of Manting Park, you can come to Zongfo Temple. According to records, Zongfo Temple was built by two monks from Myanmar more than 1,000 years ago. It is also the earliest in Xishuangbanna. The Southern Buddhist monastery does not need a ticket here, but if you want to return to Manting Park, you need to check the ticket, so I would like to remind everyone that after we enter Manting Park, remember to save the ticket. When night falls, it is also the busiest time of Manting Park. Daytime tickets and nighttime tickets are separate. At night, we can buy tickets separately to participate in the Dai Patriarch’s table banquet and enjoy the song and dance performances. For many travel enthusiasts, it is also an unforgettable trip to be able to experience the customs and delicacies of the Dai people in an immersive way. The dinner parties at Manting Park are all held in the open air, but this time I encountered rain, and we moved from the outdoors to the indoors. Personally, I think it’s better to be outdoors. While enjoying the dances and games of the Dai people, we You can also taste the authentic Dai cuisine. After the singing and dancing dinner, putting the river lanterns is also a very ritual thing, silently make a wish, and let the beautiful wishes drift to the distance with the river. Manting Park used to have elephant performances and the Six Nations Gala. When I came this time, it was temporarily canceled for reasons known to everyone. This 1300-year-old park brings us a colorful feeling. At the end, everyone will dance cheerfully around the bonfire. Everyone, regardless of age or identity, dances cheerfully, and the scene is full of joy. Cheerful dances, gorgeous lights, trees full of tropical flavors, and people in full costumes, I like these unscrupulous joys during travel, Xishuangbanna, joy never ends.

(Responsible editor:Riding)

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